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Poem: Middle-Aged, in Spring

by Sue Oringel, for Judith Krause Now that funky Central Avenue is dressed like a bride with lines of Bradford pear trees bursting in white and shad bushes peep from stands of trees showing just a bit of crinoline and magnolias fling their pink or white gloves on newly manicured lawns where redbuds unroll thin ropes…

time to turn inside

Painting: Charles Porter (1847-1923) November by Susan E. Oringel   With each shower of leaves, I cursed the spendthrift trees who tossed their coins away to any old wind.   Mourned the bright riot,  summer’s dahlias, red and phosphorescent suns.    Now a kind of quiet comes, a slow, hard wind shivering sober branches,  …